15 Years Ago
1996 – The Vandalia City Council took the first step toward changing the city’s form of government from mayor-aldermanic to city administrator by lowering the mayor’s annual salary from $37,854 to $5,000.
Lyle Lotz, a longtime St. Peter businessman with a strong record of community service, died after an extended battle with cancer. He was 56.
The Vandalia Vandals defeated Piasa Southwestern, 25-23, to advance to the second round of the IHSA Football Playoffs.